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Senior General Ledger Accountant

Senior General Ledger Accountant

Requisition ID 
2017-7948
Country 
Hungary
City 
Budapest
Posted Date 
24/11/2017

Opportunity Details:

Overview:

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,300 employees worldwide and had 2016 net sales of $5.4 billion, visit www.celanese.com.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for US GAAP and Plant accounting, reporting and analyses of data and other ad hoc requests for information
  • Perform month-end closings, general ledger account analysis and Balance Sheet account reconciliations, prepare SOX controls
  • Prepare and post journal entries and perform related account reconciliations, in addition to loading financial data into BCS monthly
  • Prepare and review management reports and financial information analysis on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Identifying, solving and/or escalating accounting issues to his/her supervisor
  • Interact with other finance and accounting personnel thorough the organization
  • Continuously improve closing processes and efficiency
  • Ensures compliance with Celanese policies / procedures and SOX controls
  • Interfaces with external and internal auditors for PBC requests and process and account explanations
  • Actively participate in general ledger change projects as required

 

 

Qualifications:

  • BSc or MSc Degree in Finance/Accounting
  • At least 1-3 years relevant work experience in accounting; previous experience in a shared service center or accounting experience at a large company, or fast paced environment is desired
  • Advanced understanding of accounting & internal accounting controls
  • Fluent English language knowledge is a must
  • German language knowledge is a great advantage
  • Previous experience with SAP (or similar ERP system) is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills while being able to work independently
  • Follows through on commitments and demonstrates ownership of results
  • Effectively prioritizes assignments
  • Ability to resolve ambiguous or complex assignments
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Act is desired
  • Good command of German or Italian is an asset